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Are Race Car Drivers Athletes?

April 29, 2016
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There have been many commentaries about whether a race car driver is really an athlete or just someone driving a car.  Have you recently driven 500 miles without a break except to slow down?  Try driving a NASCAR around the track going  200 mph on a 30% banked surface.  I think if you did...

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Facilities–Budgets–Student Health

April 28, 2016
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Wouldn’t it be nice if every high school in Indiana could afford to put their athletes on the best possible surfaces available for their athletic facilities?  Recently the Batesville track team ran at Lawrence Central in Indianapolis.  The track was so well cushioned that the runners barely new their feet were hitting the surface....

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Basketball–One More Time

April 27, 2016
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With the passing of Ron Bonham (yesterday’s article), memories were brought back about high-scoring games in Indiana High School history.  A recent article in the Indianapolis Star listed the following people that you will probably remember who had high scoring games.  They include:  Romeo Langford, New Albany, 46 points this year.  He is only...

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Ron Bonham

April 26, 2016
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Ron Bonham, age 73, of Muncie Central and the University of Cincinnati passed away recently.   He also played pro basketball with the Boston Celtics and Indianapolis Pacers. In 1960 he was Mr. Basketball in the state of Indiana.  That year Muncie Central was runner-up to East Chicago in the state tournament.  At UC...

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Tongue-in-Cheek

April 25, 2016
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Recently the Boston Marathon was held on its traditional 3rd Monday of April.  True to its format in the last decade, an Ethiopian won both races.  The only non-Ethiopian on the top of the list was a Kenyan.  Maybe we need to divide marathons into the elite class (North Africans) and the rest of...

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It Is Finally Spring!

April 22, 2016
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What a pleasure it has been the last 2 weeks. We have finally reached spring time in southeastern Indiana.  With the lack of rain and the warm, sunny skies, it is great to be outside again.  The spring high school coaches have to be relieved that weather is improving.  The first 2 weeks of...

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Vin Scully

April 21, 2016
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Vin Scully announced that this was his last year of broadcasting the Dodgers’ baseball games.  The 88-year-old Scully is in his 67th season of doing the Dodger games.  He started his career with the old Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950 at the age of 20. Just a week or so ago, the Dodgers announced that...

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How Many Sports Channels Are Enough?

April 20, 2016
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How many sports channels do you watch?  I don’t know what type of TV you have, but if you have cable or satellite TV you have a myriad of sports channels to watch.  Here are some that I watch:  ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN News, ESPN 2, Fox Sports, Fox Sports 1, FSO (Ohio), NASCAR Racing,...

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Masters

April 19, 2016
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Last week another young, relatively unknown, pro-golfer put his name on the winner’s list at the Masters Tournament.  The winner was 28-year old Danny Willett of England.  This is his first Major Championship, although on the European Tour, he has been a winner the last few years.  As fate would have it, Willett would...

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Coaches Corner Finale

April 18, 2016
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Tonight will end another successful season of Coaches’ Corner.  Our program tonight features several local track programs as well as the Batesville Academic Team.  We hope you will tune in for our season finale! It has been a very enjoyable year with great cooperation from our area coaches.  I want to thank them for...

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all-day Healthy Kids Day @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Healthy Kids Day @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Apr 30 all-day
Health Kids Day is all about building on the “WOW” factor inside every kid…whoever they are and wherever they’re from. So come to Health Kids Day for a day of creative, challenging, smart, and healthy fun and watch the “WOW” in your kid come out. FREE to the community. Health Avtivites Include Way to Grow – gardening station Budding Bookworms – art lesson in drawing for children’s books Ready! Set! Go! – obstacle course Pickleball lessons Health food taste tests Southeastern Indiana YMCA Please RSVP to 812-934-6006Share this:TweetEmailPrint
7:00 am Community Yard Sale & Flea Market @ St. Peter's Community Building
Community Yard Sale & Flea Market @ St. Peter's Community Building
Apr 30 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community Yard Sale & Flea Market at St. Peter’s Community Building 1207 East Road, Brookville, IN 47012, on Saturday, April 30 from 7:00 AM until noon. Various vendors with lots of great items! Additional spots are available for anyone who would like to set up. Tables are provided and cost is $10.00. Call Angie 812-525-6033 to reserve your space today. Proceeds from booth rental support St. Peter Church’s team for Relay for Life.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
8:00 am Poplar Tree Seedling Distribution
Poplar Tree Seedling Distribution
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Batesville Lions, with help from the Ag Students at Batesville High School, will be distributing yellow poplar (Tulip tree) seedlings on Saturday, April 30, from 8:00 AM until noon, near Schmidt Bakery. The yellow poplar is Indiana’s State Tree and the distribution is being made in honor of the state’s bicentennial. The club will also be collection used eye glasses, hearing aids, hearing aid batteries, and keys for their recycling program.Share this:TweetEmailPrint

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